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Blog 2018-02-26T18:54:16+00:00

Here Comes the Spring Harvest

Move over winter squash, here comes the spring harvest! As the weather heats up, so do the fruit and vegetable offerings at your local market. Depending on what climate you live in, these goodies show up anywhere from February through May. Check out our favorites below, and some fun ideas for how to use them! Asparagus: When harvested at their peak, these green stalks are surprisingly crisp and sweet. They also happen to be extremely nutritious, as [...]

By | April 6th, 2018|

April Fools: Don’t Be Fooled by These Common Fitness Myths

There are a lot of myths about fitness. Many of these myths were once accepted by fitness professionals, but just like any science, exercise science continues to evolve through research and experimentation. In honor of a (belated) April Fools’ Day, let’s look at the most prevailing fitness myths. Myth #1: Low-Intensity Cardio is the Best Way to Burn Fat We blame fitness equipment for this myth. Have you ever been on a cardio machine that said you [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|

Microgreens: Everything You Need to Know

Have you seen those beautiful green and purple sprouts decorating your plate at a hot new restaurant or atop your favorite avocado toast? If you tend to push these aside, think again! These toppings are called microgreens and they can actually boost your nutrition and bring out your inner foodie at the same time! Let’s learn all about these tiny leaves, and how to use them. What are microgreens? Examples of microgreens To put it [...]

By | March 22nd, 2018|

How to Exercise Safely in Cold Weather

By | February 7th, 2018|Fitness|

Exercising in cold weather can be exhilarating, but it can also be downright dangerous! It’s tempting to skip your daily walk during the winter months, but exercising outdoors can be enjoyable and safe if you [...]

Intermittent Fasting 101

By | February 4th, 2018|Nutrition|

It’s not a new concept, but the practice of intermittent fasting (or, “IF”) has been rapidly growing in popularity over the past year. Proponents claim it promotes health benefits, weight loss, and brain health. But, [...]

5 Ways to Exercise if You Have Achy Joints

By | January 25th, 2018|Fitness|

Creaky knees and throbbing elbows are (quite literally) a pain, but they don’t have to stop you from getting fit! Regular exercise is vital to overall health, and may even help ease joint pain. Unfortunately, [...]

Top Tips to End Nighttime Snacking

By | January 19th, 2018|Nutrition|

What is it about the evening that makes food cravings so common? For some, it’s a way of winding down after a stressful day. Other feel a decline in willpower as fatigue sets in. Some [...]

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